Common Fiddleneck

Amsinckia micrantha

Description:
Common Fiddleneck
Image © A Woods 2004
Facts:

This North American native was first cultivated in the UK in 1836 but not recorded in the wild until 1910 when it was introduced as a seed impurity. It is now a weed of arable land on sandy soils mainly in the East of the UK. Its numbers appear to be increasing.

Introduced:

1910
Origin:
Western North America
Location:
Many areas commonest in East
Status:
Increasing
Problems:
Comments:
None known